News tagged with fukushima

US spent-fuel storage sites are packed

(AP) -- The nuclear crisis in Japan has laid bare an ever-growing problem for the United States - the enormous amounts of still-hot radioactive waste accumulating at commercial nuclear reactors in more than ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Sony suspends some production at more Japan plants

(AP) -- Sony Corp. said Tuesday it is suspending some production at plants in Japan that make popular consumer electronics like digital cameras and televisions due to shortages of components and raw materials following the ...

Mar 22, 2011
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WHO says no travel bans needed for Japan

(AP) -- The World Health Organization says Tokyo's radiation levels are increasing but still not a health risk and it sees no reason to ban travel to Japan because of its nuclear crisis.

Mar 21, 2011
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Scientists lack complete answers on radiation risk

(AP) -- Thyroid cancer for sure. Leukemia, probably. Too much radiation can raise the risk of developing cancer years down the road, scientists agree, and the young are most vulnerable. But just how much or ...

Mar 21, 2011
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